Whether you’re renovating an old house, updating a room or overhauling the style of your home, painting the walls is a great way to get a fantastic outcome and knowing how to paint a wall properly will ensure a long-lasting finish that looks great.

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With over 80 years of experience and as a leading brand of paints & finishes, our website features numerous articles and videos that answer all your questions on painting. Common questions such as how to paint a wall step by step, how to paint a house interior walls or how many coats of paint on a wall are addressed to guide you through the process.

Having the right tools and surface ready for the paint to apply evenly is just as important as knowing how to paint a house interior. The following tools make a significant difference in the smoothness and the finish of a painted surface:

  • Sandpaper
  • Cleaning cloths
  • Masking tape
  • Gap filler
  • Filling blades

How To Paint A Brick Wall

How to paint a brick wall begins with cleaning the bricks. Once the bricks are clean, you will need to apply a primer before painting. When you’re ready to paint, you may choose to use a brush for cutting into the grooves of the brick and then use a roller (in vertical motions) to paint the rest of the brick wall surface.

How To Paint A Wall With A Roller

The first step in how to paint a wall with a roller is by knowing what roller is best to use. Watch the video on choosing the right roller on our painting tips page to find out more about how to choose a roller. On our interior projects page, we have how-to videos on using a roller - that is a great starting point on how to paint a wall with a roller. Rollers are usually the best option for painting high walls too so these videos are also useful if you would like to know how to paint high walls.

Find Out More About How To Properly Paint A Wall

Contact your local Haymes stockist today. Our team of friendly experts will be able to help you with queries including how to properly paint a wall, how to paint a brick wall or how to paint a wall with a roller.

Get Colour Advice From Design Experts

Our Color Consultation Service is also available for guidance and advice on choosing the right paint colour for your project. Both in-home and online consultations are available. Our consultants can also give you useful information on how to paint a house interior walls and how many coats of paint to use on a wall.